STEM Career Connections Spotlight – Young Explorers in Science

We get to work with STEM professionals from Connecticut and beyond through STEM Career Connections programs at the Connecticut Science Center. During these programs, employees from many CT-based companies have informal conversations with students and families, sharing why they’re passionate about their work and building connections that empower and inspire future generations. This year, we …

Women in Science Spotlight: Kristen Govoni, PhD

As part of the Connecticut Science Center’s Women in Science Initiative, each month we will highlight local Connecticut women in a variety of science fields. This month’s Women in Science Spotlight features Dr. Kristen Govoni, our 2019 Petit Family Foundation Women in Science Leadership Award Honoree. This award is presented to a woman working in …

Insects in Your Backyard: Celebrating Bug Week

This year, the Connecticut Science Center is celebrating Bug Week July 21 through 28 in collaboration with UConn Extension and the Connecticut Museum of Natural History. We’ll be bringing you bug-themed programming all week in honor of insects and all that they do. Why celebrate insects? Insects are the most diverse group of animals, meaning …